Title is the main label on a piece of information. In WP the term is mainly used to label a whole html page, a post, a widget or an attachment.

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How to change the case of all post titles to “Title Case”

I am helping my father with his WordPress website. It has over 1,700 posts with TITLES IN UPPERCASE. We'd like to change these to "Title Case" in the database (possibly using this PHP script). The ...
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query_post by title?

is it possible to create a loop of posts using WP_Query or query_posts using the title? ie $args = array('post_title'='LIKE '.$str.'% '); $res = WP_Query($arg); // the loop... // trying this now....
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Translate widget titles using qTranslate plugin

I'm actually using the qTranslate plugin to translate my website. It works really well with everything except one thing. the titles of my sidebar widgets. Actually, to translate some words we need to ...
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How Do I Set the Page Title Dynamically?

Is it possible to change the page title with code? For example, let's say the page's name is "Book your Order", but I want to change it to "Book Order #123". I Google'd a bit and looked here and ...
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Change page title in admin area

Is there someway to change the title in wp-admin? Been looking all over google but no one seem to mention it. I simply want to get rid of "— WordPress" and possibly change the "‹" into ...
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Prevent WordPress from adding image' title automatically

I wrote a plugin that set default title for all non-set (empty) titles and leaves the titles set manually (non-empty). The problem is when I upload new photos (to gallery), WordPress by default set ...
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get attachment title based on attachment id

I'm getting an image through getMeta. It returns me the id of the attachment. Now I want to get the titel, alternative text, description and so on. For the alternative text this works very well: ...
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How to prevent apostrophes and quotes from appearing in permalinks?

I'm using custom permalinks "/%category%/%postname%/". Whenever a post title contains quotes or apostrophes they appear in the URL. Can someone tell me how prevent them from appearing in the slug? ...
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Force post slug to be auto generated from title on save

I'm running a property site where many properties are sold in apartment blocks. Because of this what the content editors do is create a post/property with all the details and then use a duplicate ...
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Is there any way to dynamically alter widget titles?

I have a case where that are a lot of widgets in several custom sidebars. I am wondering if there is a simple way to alter the titles of each widget dynamically. Typically a widget has a title field ...
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How to get current-menu-item title as variable?

Is possible to get current-menu-item as a php variable? I'm listing the category museums via the menu item 'museums we support' so i'd like the get 'museums we support' bit and display it somewhere? ...
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How can I add title attributes to next and previous post link functions?

For some reason a title attribute is not appended to next_post_link and prev_post_link calls in WordPress. How can I add one?
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Change the_title() of a page dynamically

I'm developing a plugin that doesn't use a custom post type, but separate database tables. It's a plugin that displays a list of courses with links that lead to the different course detail pages, ...
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Auto Add Image Title,Caption,Alt Text,Description while uploading Images in WordPress

Can anyone tell me how to auto fill/add same image title in title, caption, alt text and description while uploading any image in my WordPress Posts.
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How to get permalink and title from post ID?

I have stored an array of post IDs and I would like to list the posts as links, meaning I need to get the title and permalink for the post ID - $id. The list should be echoed out by the following if ...
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Using php to overwrite or replace title tag, while using yoast [closed]

I use yoast for my seo, indexing, title, sitemap etc. But I have one issue, for my product pages I want to use costum taxonomy data and yoast doesnt support that. Now I got the code to echo the exact ...
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Remove description from <title> on Home

My theme has support for title-tag add_theme_support('title-tag'), but I can't remove the wordpress description bloginfo('description') from <title> on Home page. I'm trying using this filter ...
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order by second word in title?

I have full names as title posts and want to order it by the surname. How could i do this with wordpress? in PHP it would be along the lines of - SELECT * from posts ORDER BY SUBSTR(LTRIM(...
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What is the use of $page_title and how to use it?

I'm developing a WordPress plugin and added add_menu_page() but not sure what is the use of first parameter $page_title. If this is to use to display page title on the plugin page then how can I do ...
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How To Set Custom Post Type Title Without Supports

So, I asked this question differently in another thread but it was more of an advice type question so it really didn't render any useful responses. I believe I can word it better and should help some ...
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How do I get a post (page or CPT) ID from a title or slug?

I've scoured the Codex, failed to get get_page_by_title() to work and am quite surprised that there doesn't seem to be a standard WP function for this task. I need to get the ID of any given post/ ...
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How to correctly get post type in a the_title filter

I want to prepend text to the post titles of a specific custom post type, but the filter below didn't work. Instead of changing only that CPT's post titles, it changed all titles on the given CPT's ...
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Changing title to lowercase [closed]

Lets say i have 100 posts. And i would like to lowercase the title. but only 70 of it. I cant use text-transform or mb_strtolower. Is there anyway to download posts and lowercase the title with ...
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How to hook into the CPT's title placeholder?

I want to change the default placeholder text in my Custom Post Type title field. This isn't possible while registering a new post type. The following screenshot describes it.
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Fill post titles from post content?

I imported over 1000 posts from a Tumblr gallery. All the posts are untitled, but each has a photo and name inside of the post. How do I make take the content of each post and make it the post name?
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page title, parent tilte and grand parent title

I am using a page hierarchy and I want to show the title of the parents and grand parents page (if there is any). The structure is something like Startpage Startpage > Second page Startpage > ...
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Remove post title input from edit page

I'd like to remove the post title input on a (cpt) post edit page (backend) based on user's capabilities. I have already found Stack Overflow question dealing the problem. However, the solution in ...
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Set post title from two meta fields

In a custom post type I have post titles disabled, however in the list of posts and in the slug it just shows the title as "auto-draft". I want to automatically take two pieces of post-meta and make ...
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Filter to modify post_title after image upload?

When I upload images, Wordpress 3.4.2 sets the Title to the base of the filename, such as "DSCN1234" or "IMG_1234". I'd like the Title to be left blank. The code that sets the Title during the upload ...
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Disallow Same Post Title

I am looking for some code where member can't use the same title as another post already having or used. e.g if there is a post with title "Amazing Australia Tour" than it should not allow to use the ...
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How to get page's ID if I know the title only?

Is there an exact opposite funciton to this one: get_the_title(ID) I know there's: get_the_id() But it doesn't seem to accept any arguments. So, basically, I'm looking for something like: $...
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Set Custom Post Type title to the Post's Date

I have a custom post type, called 'status' and I have disabled 'title' in the post type. Right now it's setting all posts to have the title "Auto Draft". I want to set up a way to set the title to be ...
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Display all posts with same title

I'm trying to display in a sidebar php widget, all posts with same post_title in a specific category. I find this code on internet but don't how to use it Thanks for your help. function ...
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Dynamically add titles to post images if they are empty

I have a client's site where they want to add image title attributes dynamically to images that don't have one already. So if the title attribute is empty, add a title of whatever the post title is. ...
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Two title tags in my header

I'm building a child theme and it currently has a very simple <head> section in header.php: <head> <meta charset="<?php bloginfo( 'charset' ); ?>"> <meta name="viewport"...
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What is the proper filter to add html to a post / page title?

I want to use Myanmar Unicode text on my blog. Unfortunatly, pseudo-Unicode Myanmar fonts are common. So, I am writing a plugin that will suround all Myanmar phrases with HTML span tags, and use css ...
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How I check if the same post slug has not been used before publishing?

For an indie rock agenda I created event posts. With the help of javascript, the custom fields values (bands, places and date info picked in select boxes) are copied as the post title when publishing ...
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How to change wordpress post title?

How to change just wordpress post title but not menu items. add_filter('the_title', 'wordpress_title'); function wordpress_title(){ return 'New title'; }
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What is the impact if i ignore title and content in my custom post types CPT?

I am using CPTs (with PODS) and i need to "ignore" in "supports" the title and content. I have no problem to alter the columns in the admin manage CPT list. Also i understand that the standard ...
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What hook is executed just after wp_query has been executed?

What hook is executed just after wp_query has been executed? before template is rendered? I want to change the page title but it depends on what has been queried. I have put it in template_redirect ...
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How to remove title attribute from gallery links and images

I want to remove the title attribute from within the output of a [gallery] shortcode e.g. <a href="url" title="bobby"> <img src="url" title="bobby"/> </a> should be: <...
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Copy a Taxonomy Term into the Post Title for a certain Custom Post Type

I am using Gravity Forms to allow users to create posts from the front end. However, the way this site I am building is going to work, one specific Post_Type is essentially just a "Data" post. There ...
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Bulk edit wordpress images alt and title attributes

I uploaded around 600 pictures in different galleries in wordpress without setting the titles and alt attributes. I need to edit them, I was wondering a way to edit them by album, let's say the title ...
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How to count the length of a post title?

Let's say that I have an entry titled Crime & Punishment I tried to count the number of characters of my entry titles using the following line: echo strlen( get_the_title() ); I expected the ...
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the_title() shows title of the first post instead of the page title?

I'm occasionally facing this problem and not sure what causes it, any ideas? <?php get_header(); ?> <div class="content" role="main"> <h1><?php the_title(); ?>&...
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How to add subscript and superscript in WordPress page titles

It is possible to add subscript and superscript in a WordPress page title? I need to add pages with "H2O" in the title. I have been searching, but cannot find anything with answers... only a few non-...
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Custom Post Type with Custom Title

I have a custom post type without title support and I'm trying to generate one from post's taxonomies and custom fields. To do so, I'm using this code: function custom_post_type_title_filter( $data , ...
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Insert a span inside widget title to give a different color to the second word

I'm trying to make my widget titles two-colored; the first word white and the second one yellow. I have no idea how I can insert a span before the second word of every widget title so that I can put a ...
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Filtering 'the_title' with option to return subhead?

Problem: The WordPress iPhone app (and other WordPress-related smartphone apps) do not allow for much other than the Title and Body fields (i.e. no access to custom fields). Goal: My current ...
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Remove site name from <title> tag

My current <title> tags are like this: Blog post title | Site name How do I remove "Site name" so that the <title> tags will be like this: Blog post title Except, of course, on ...